Marriott Executive Apartments Doha City Center
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Tennis Court
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After discovering the overly exciting comfy chairs in Kuala Lumpur airport for seven hours I had a lovely, uneventful flight to Doha where the sun was shining and the weather was HOT (at 6am it 42 degrees...). I managed to end up with a bizarre airport visa credit card thing as they wouldn't take my american dollars so I am now able to buy a Qatari …
... who was also their corporate counsel) with threats of lots of headaches and an explanation why what I was asking for would cost them literally nothing to provide. No response. I wrote their CEO explaining why it made no business sense to ignore me when they could make me go away for nothing.
I got a call from someone in customer relations responding to that email. Their response was the same. Providing compensation (even though I wasn't really asking ...
... that we actually did not meet any Qataris at any point during our time in Doha. The cab driver was from Nepal, the guy who checked us in at the hotel was Filipino, and our waiters at dinner and breakfast were Indian. The air stewardesses were all Thai. The airport is heavily decorated with photographs of oil pipelines and associated equipment; this is clearly a different sort of economy than what we’re used to.
On to ...
... at least one Pizza! The Porcini e Tartufo topped with arugula was crunchy and hearty and was ultra-satisfying. QR 85 (17.00) –highly recommended!
DESSERT: I tried both the Millefoglie and the classic Tiramisu both cost QR 45 (€9.00)
Tiramisu had a tempting presentation, sugar balanced but too creamy probably lacking ladyfinger. The millefoglie though was the perfect gourmet desert. It melts in the mouth, light and refreshing.
... and owners of these traditional sea vessels are present and it is interesting chatting with them as I mentioned on the previous entry.
They have stories to tell if you have the time.
Some of them just sit and watch the people go by, others mend their nets and several seem to enjoy the day, they are relaxed and smoke a shisha.
By the coast there is an interesting exhibition that we visit ...